Fultondale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama. It has a total area of 12.2 square miles, all of which is land. It is part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metro Area. The city is on the ridgelines of the southern end of the Appalachian Mountain chain. The city is experiencing growth now, after many years of relative stagnation.
Construction, manufacturing and health care are the important economic activities here. Recently, a portion of the Colonial Promenade Fultondale, which has stores like Target, Ashley Furniture HomeStores, JCPenney and Ross Dress For Less. It also has a number of restaurants. Other commercial establishments include supermarkets, casual fast food, banks, a bowling alley and skating rink. Public schooling is provided by Fultondale Elementary School and Fultondale High School. The closest hospital is St. Vincent's Birmingham Hospital, about 4 miles away in Birmingham. The cost of living here is 12.00% than the country average, making living here comparatively cheaper.
The town gets 54 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 117. Snowfall is about 2 inches annually. The town sustained some damage during a 2011 tornado.